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  • Baker's Dozen of 1914 Events

    1. Christmas Truce
    2. The Hentsch Mission
    3. Taxi de la Marne
    4. The Tampico Affair
    5. SMS Goeben eludes the Royal Navy and arrives in Istanbul
    6. The Battle of Bita Paka
    7. Battle of Heligoland Bight
    8. German troops invade neutral Belgium

    9. Siege of Antwerp


    Never Fear the Event

    Admiral Lord Nelson

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    • 1. Christmas Truce
      2. The Hentsch Mission
      3. Taxi de la Marne
      4. The Tampico Affair
      5. SMS Goeben eludes the Royal Navy and arrives in Istanbul
      6. The Battle of Bita Paka
      7. Battle of Heligoland Bight
      8. German troops invade neutral Belgium
      9. Siege of Antwerp

      10. Vienna Peace Conference and 25th Congress of the Second International cancelled (both scheduled for September in Vienna).

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      • 1. Christmas Truce
        2. The Hentsch Mission
        3. Taxi de la Marne
        4. The Tampico Affair
        5. SMS Goeben eludes the Royal Navy and arrives in Istanbul
        6. The Battle of Bita Paka
        7. Battle of Heligoland Bight
        8. German troops invade neutral Belgium
        9. Siege of Antwerp
        10. Vienna Peace Conference and 25th Congress of the Second International cancelled (both scheduled for September in Vienna).

        11. Mobilisation Générale



        à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

        Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
        (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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        • 1. Christmas Truce
          2. The Hentsch Mission
          3. Taxi de la Marne
          4. The Tampico Affair
          5. SMS Goeben eludes the Royal Navy and arrives in Istanbul
          6. The Battle of Bita Paka
          7. Battle of Heligoland Bight
          8. German troops invade neutral Belgium
          9. Siege of Antwerp
          10. Vienna Peace Conference and 25th Congress of the Second International cancelled (both scheduled for September in Vienna).
          11. Mobilisation Générale

          12. Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip , the casus belli of World War I.
          (Somebody had to put it!)

          www.13thfoot.co.uk

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          • Baker's Dozen of 1914 Events

            1. Christmas Truce
            2. The Hentsch Mission
            3. Taxi de la Marne
            4. The Tampico Affair
            5. SMS Goeben eludes the Royal Navy and arrives in Istanbul
            6. The Battle of Bita Paka
            7. Battle of Heligoland Bight
            8. German troops invade neutral Belgium
            9. Siege of Antwerp
            10. Vienna Peace Conference and 25th Congress of the Second International cancelled (both scheduled for September in Vienna).
            11. Mobilisation Générale
            12. Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip , the casus belli of World War I.
            (Somebody had to put it!)

            13. 5 october 1914, first Dogfight

            à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

            Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
            (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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            • Originally posted by Ensign Elliott View Post
              1. Christmas Truce
              2. The Hentsch Mission
              3. Taxi de la Marne
              4. The Tampico Affair
              5. SMS Goeben eludes the Royal Navy and arrives in Istanbul
              6. The Battle of Bita Paka
              7. Battle of Heligoland Bight
              8. German troops invade neutral Belgium
              9. Siege of Antwerp
              10. Vienna Peace Conference and 25th Congress of the Second International cancelled (both scheduled for September in Vienna).
              11. Mobilisation Générale

              12. Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip , the casus belli of World War I.
              (Somebody had to put it!)

              Argh! Can't believe I forgot that one!
              Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam.

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              • The floor is yours to select a new Baker's Dozen, J-B.
                BoRG

                You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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                • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                  1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'

                  à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                  Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                  (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                  • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                    1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'

                    2. Fokker Eindecker



                    Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam.

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                    • 1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'
                      2. Fokker Eindecker

                      3. Gotha bomber

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                      • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                        1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'
                        2. Fokker Eindecker
                        3. Gotha bomber

                        4. Zeppelin Staaken R.VI



                        Never Fear the Event

                        Admiral Lord Nelson

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                        • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                          1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'
                          2. Fokker Eindecker
                          3. Gotha bomber
                          4. Zeppelin Staaken R.VI

                          5. Siemens-Schuckert D.I.

                          à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                          Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                          (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                          • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                            1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'
                            2. Fokker Eindecker
                            3. Gotha bomber
                            4. Zeppelin Staaken R.VI
                            5. Siemens-Schuckert D.I.

                            6. Junkers J.I

                            www.13thfoot.co.uk

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                            • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                              1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'
                              2. Fokker Eindecker
                              3. Gotha bomber
                              4. Zeppelin Staaken R.VI
                              5. Siemens-Schuckert D.I.
                              6. Junkers J.I

                              7. Junker D1

                              à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                              Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                              (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                              • Baker's Dozen Planes of Central Powers

                                1. Etrich A-II 'Taube'
                                2. Fokker Eindecker
                                3. Gotha bomber
                                4. Zeppelin Staaken R.VI
                                5. Siemens-Schuckert D.I.
                                6. Junkers J.I
                                7. Junker D1

                                8. Albatross C-III

                                "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
                                — Groucho Marx

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